The Animal Crossing: New Horizons franchise will make its Nintendo Switch debut on the 20th March 2020 with Animal Crossing: New Horizons.
For those new to the franchise, Animal Crossing is all about building your own town and relationships with others.
New Horizons changes things up somewhat by giving you a deserted island to play with, but from then on its the usual relaxing staples of fishing, crafting and decorating fans will have come to enjoy.
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Editions and Pre-Order Bonuses
Unlike many games these days, there’s only a standard edition for Animal Crossing: New Horizons.
While every edition of the game you buy will offer the same experience, there are some great bonus goodies offered by some retailers.
If you pre-order at GAME, you can get an exclusive Animal Crossing Tote Bag, while ShopTo is offering an adorable Tom Nook keyring (with Argos offering an alternative one).
Retail giant Amazon has an exclusive Microfibre Cloth to keep your Switch’s screen clean.
TheGameCollection’s pre-order exclusive is an Isabelle pin
Argos are offering a KK Slider keyring bonus.
ShopTo are offering a Tom Nook keyring.
The best price we’ve found is ShopTo, with the retailer offering the game for £42.85 – just undercutting TheGameCollection at £42.95.
Here are the prices in full:
If you’ve not yet picked up a Nintendo Switch but want to get in on the Animal Crossing action, or you’ve just been swayed by the stunning new Joy-Con colour options, then ShopTo is also the cheapest place to buy the special edition console bundle.
With unique decals on the dock, the Joy-Cons and the console itself, it’s the ultimate expression of Animal Crossing and is just £319.85 when pre-ordered.